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  1. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | OC Weekly

    Cecilia Bartoli Segerstrom Center After taking a break from performing in the U.S. for over five years, Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer Cecilia Bartoli is ready for a comeback. Her three-city California tour, which includes Costa Mesa as a stop, revisits her recital days here in the 1990s.

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  2. The Best and Worst of Musink 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | OC Weekly

    Every spring, OC's diehard tattoo enthusiasts gather for a weekend of music, moshing and ink-slinging better known as the MusInk Tattoo and Music Festival at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. This year's fest, once again presented by drummer Travis Barker, promised another buzz worthy installment featuring over 50 renowned tattoo artists, vintage car shows, a half-naked Miss MusInk contest and performances by Rancid, Bad Religion, Blink 182 with new singer Matt Skiba, OFF! and more.

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  3. More Nitrogen Ice Cream Shops To Open in OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | OC Weekly

    These days, it seems that if you're not a former luxe lonchera turning into a brick-and-mortar, you're a liquid nitrogen-based ice cream shop. At the corner of Walnut and Culver in Irvine, there's both.

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  4. Ortica Vesper From Pizzeria Ortica, Our Drink of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | OC Weekly

    When it's time to meet for a drink, you probably drive somewhere next to the workplace. It's familiar, right? Here's the thing--you're kind of missing out.

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  5. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | OC Weekly

    Musink OC Fair and Events Center Usually, this Travis Barker-curated event was a highlight for the OC concert and tattoo calendar due to its unique blending of his two passions. This year, however, controversy has been swirling around the event; Barker's band, you know Blink-182, are the headliners but not without problems.

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  6. Jeff Shuman is the Keeper of the ObservatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    Jeff Shuman lives, eats, breathes and sleeps talent-buying at the Observatory. That isn't a figure of speech--when he isn't working there, he actually sleeps there.

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  7. Intergalactic Booty Hunter David JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    Is that an EE-3 carbine rifle in his pocket, or is Boba Phat just happy to see you? The self-proclaimed "intergalactic booty hunter," also known as ODB or Ol' Dirty Boba, has been making waves at Star Wars and comic conventions since 2007. The cosplay character combines a Boba Fett bucket helmet with a terrible blue-polyester leisure suit, dollar-store bling and ballin' attitude.

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  8. Snakebit Drifters Baptize Crowds With Gin From a Gasoline CannisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    Poker, alcohol and music. These aren't just the things Costa Mesa's Snakebit Drifters enjoy, but are also why they came together in the first place.

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  9. Wetwood Smokes Unmask Their New EP, Organ DonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | OC Weekly

    For Wetwood Smokes, starting a band meant more than writing songs and carving out time to jam; it meant moving in together and finding a way to dodge neighborhood noise complaints. While the tale may sound familiar, vocalist/guitarist Josh Bowman, drummer Steven Howard, and bassist Chrystian Cano are determined to beat the odds and make their story a successful one.

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  10. Oki Doki Closes In Costa Mesa; Ikkousha, Ramen Shop from Japan, Takes OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | OC Weekly

    In its place Ikkousha is opening. Ikkousha is short for Hakata Ramen Ikkousha, which has twelve restaurants in Japan and a burgeoning empire in Indonesia, Singapore, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia and Hong Kong.

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  11. California's First Halal Guys Is Going To Be in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | OC Weekly

    Good news for all of you from back east. Last Friday, our friends over at Foodbeast broke the news : California's first Halal Guys is going to be in Costa Mesa, specifically, in that chunk of Costa Mesa that's right next to Santa Ana and Irvine.

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  12. Comedian Joe Sib Likes Coors Light. Enough Said.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | OC Weekly

    Surprisingly, they still do.] Because being the owner of SideOneDummy Records just isn't enough, Joe Sib decided to get his rocks off by jumping into the realm of stand-up comedy. His passion for the craft has clearly been noticed as he's been tapped to perform at clubs all over the country but most importantly, all over OC and LA.

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  13. Free Tickets: Gateway Drugs at Maison Mar. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | OC Weekly

    As we finally begin to head into spring, we're glad to see a new venue in our midst. This weekend, Maison in Costa Mesa is hosting a soft opening on March 1 and they're inviting you to be a part of it.

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  14. Robert Jon & the Wreck Release Glory Bound Before Heading Out on European TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Robert Jon & The Wreck have always bucked Orange County's surf and punk sounds for gritty, Southern-style rock and roll. The group's official full-length album, Glory Bound , debuts on Tuesday and reveals rowdy jams and resonating hooks that are worthy of Southern praise and festival stages alike.

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  15. Tennessee Side Car at Center Club OC, Our Drink of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Not only do you need to know someone to enter the private Center Club in Costa Mesa, you need to know someone who knows someone. Tucked away in the recesses near the Segerstrom Center parking structure, it's the type of place that people like you and I never enter unless we work for UPS, wash dishes for a living, or your boss decides to invite you to his daughter's wedding.

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  16. Ding Dong! DoorDash Delivers Local OC Dishes to Your DoorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Lyft and Uber make it easy for people to connect with drivers. DoorDash makes it easy for people to connect with someone who'll deliver local dishes to your doorstep.

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  17. The Bluffs Want You to 'Love Yourself'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | OC Weekly

    The Bluffs are used to people calling them a party band. Not just because of their predilection for loud, floor-stomping indie rock a la Dr. Dog.

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  18. Takoyaki Vendor and Others Coming To Costa Mesa's Mitsuwa For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | OC Weekly

    The Mitsuwa food fair you've been waiting for...doesn't happen until September. But if you simply can't wait for the Japanese market's massive Hokkaido Fair, there are mini demonstration sales like the one starting this weekend where just a handful of vendors come to sell their wares.

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  19. Sugarfina Relocates To Permanant Spot In South Coast PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Raise your hand if you are still seeking something original for Valentine's weekend. We hear ya, and there is an answer.

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  20. OKT's Brand of Reggae is All Over the (Ouija) BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | OC Weekly

    By: David Garcia Getting drunk and having fun with a Ouija board is often the gateway to a good time. In the case of OKT, it was the start of a band.

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